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Bangladesh v West Indies

World Cup 2019, Taunton

Shakib, Liton the stars in Bangladesh's record chase

West Indies restricted to below-par total before their bowlers are taken to the cleaners, the 322-run chase pulled off with 51 balls in hand

Kimber: Watching Russell, thinking Ali

Dre Russ in the nets has something of The Greatest in him

Is Shakib Al Hasan the player of the World Cup?

Michael Hussey and Ajit Agarkar discuss the allrounder's impact on the tournament


World Cup 2019


Archer a hit, Russell a flop - the World Cup trends

The camaraderie, Bangladesh's breaking of the chasing duck, the Rohit factor and other talking points at the halfway mark

England v Afghanistan

World Cup 2019, Old Trafford

Dobell: The ingredients for an upset amid England injury concerns

England should win easily at Edgbaston, but a used track and a potent Afghan spin attack make for a few nerves

Ugra: Can Afghanistan rekindle the romance in an all-too-predictable WC?

The tournament so far has lacked upsets and close contests, with the top four teams proving too strong and too organised to even be challenged by the rest

Beleaguered Afghans face stiff task to get campaign up and running

Underdogs need to overcome internal issues if they are to carry the fight to an England team who are now hitting their stride


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Morgan doesn't rule out Hales return, but conscious of 'stigma'

England want to do all they can to give the injured Jason Roy a chance to have a role in the latter stages of the World Cup

Will Roy's injury open the door for Denly?

Who replaces Jason Roy if he's ruled out of the World Cup? A look at the contenders

Can England win the World Cup without Jason Roy?

ESPNcricinfo's George Dobell joins Alexis Nunes discuss the impact an injured Jason Roy will have on England's World Cup hopes.


Is Hales back on England's radar?

Eoin Morgan answers questions about a possible return for the out-of-favour Alex Hales


Top Headlines

World Cup 2019

South Africa news

Ngidi's return to fitness a timely boost for South Africa

The fast bowler, who hasn't featured since injuring his hamstring against Bangladesh, is looking forward to putting New Zealand under pressure

South Africa in a spin despite trump card in Tahir?

Prospect of a turning track at Edgbaston could be a double-edged sword as SA fight to stay alive

County Championship

Division One

York welcomes home its county after 129-year absence

Warwickshire and rain spoil homecoming, but not for a grateful crowd who lapped up the occasion

Essex v Hants: Cheaper by the dozen for Harmer as Hampshire crumble

Offspinner's 12-wicket haul sees Essex to an innings win and up to third in the table

Kent v Notts: Crawley carries Kent with home-grown hundred

Opener holds innings together with classy century as James Pattinson advances Ashes case with six wickets

County Championship

Division Two

Leics v Gloucs: Dexter, Azad share record stand to spur Leicestershire

Second-wicket pair put on 320 after Gloucestershire had asked the home side to bat on a green-tinged pitch

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